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Christine Chow, , Ph.D.

Board Member, ICGN; Appointed Adviser, AFRC; Head of Stewardship, HSBC

Christine is responsible for IHS Markit’s Strategic Governance Advisory and ESG Integration. She has 24 years’ experience in investment management, research & consulting, with a focus on ESG, technology and sustainability. Before joining IHS Markit, she was Global Technology lead and Head of Federated Hermes Stewardship in Asia and global emerging markets.

Her PhD thesis on responsible investment was short-listed for a United Nations award in Sweden for industry relevance and academic excellence.  She is a Board Member of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), an organization led by investors responsible for assets under management in excess of $US 54 trillion.  She was appointed an honorary adviser to the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Hong Kong in April 2021.

She was a Member of Court and Investment Committee of the London School of Economics (LSE) (2015-2021),  a member in the Data Governance Task Force of the UK All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Artificial Intelligence (2018 – 2021) and an Adjunct Professor in Finance at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2014 – 2016).

She was named as one of the top 30 Inspirational Women in the City of London.  In 2020, she won the Finance Monthly Women in Finance Award as the Investment Management Leader of the Year (Asia).

Christine is a graduate of the London School of Economics and the University of Melbourne. She completed an executive education course on financial engineering at Stanford University. She was an Adjunct Professor in Finance at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2014–2016).

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